107 Mothers
Docufiction considering the lives of mothers in Odessa women's prison.
Aloners
Reflection on loneliness through the life of a solitary woman.
Annette
A stand-up comedian and his opera singer wife have a daughter with a surprising gift.
An American Prayer
Documentary considering the truth and fiction about the American dream and hopes for future equality.
Ascension
Documentary portrait of the "Chinese Dream" - a contemporary vision of a China that prioritizes productivity and innovation above all
Bestia
A trip into the psyche of a Chilean torturer.
The Blind Man Who Did Not Want To See Titanic
A blind man with MS encounters trouble on a day trip to visit a friend he has never met.
Brother's Keeper
When a boy falls ill at an authoritarian boarding school, his friend struggles to get the staff to take notice.
Cadejo Blanco
A young woman gets involved in a dangerous world as she tries to find out what has happened to her missing sister.
Censor
When film censor Enid discovers an eerie horror that speaks directly to her sister's mysterious disappearance, she resolves to unravel the puzzle behind the film and its enigmatic director – a quest blurring the lines between fiction and reality in terrifying ways.

D

Dear Thomas
The struggles of East German author and filmmaker Thomas Brasch.
Erasing Frank
The singer of a banned punk band is taken to a psychiatric hospital in an attempt to silence him.
Even Mice Belong In Heaven
A mouse and a fox meet in animal heaven and forge an unexpected friendship.
Flee
Amin arrived as an unaccompanied minor in Denmark from Afghanistan. Today, he is a successful academic and is getting married to his long-time boyfriend. A secret he has been hiding for 20 years threatens to ruin the life he has built.
The French Dispatch
A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th Century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in the French Dispatch magazine.

I

Immersion
A father and his daughters face a dilemma while they're out on a lake.
Jane By Charlotte
The director's portrait of her mother.
Kratt
Children are left to grandma’s without smartphones. Real life seems boring until they find instructions for kratt - magical creature who will do whatever its master says. All they have to do now, is to buy a soul from the devil...
The Last Forest
In powerful images, alternating between documentary observation and staged sequences, and dense soundscapes, Luiz Bolognesi documents the Indigenous community of the Yanomami and depicts their threatened natural environment in the Amazon rainforest.
Laurent Garnier: Off The Record
Profile of the godfather of 1990s techno music.

M

Mephisto
A provincial actor's rise to fame and glory within the protective patronage of Nazi Germany before the war.
Mad God
An epic journey through all the layers of hell.
Make The Devil Laugh
After a man kills to protect his mother and sister he finds it hard to achieve social rehabilitation in a society that has labelled him a murderer.
The Most Beautiful Boy In The World
Swedish actor/musician Björn Andresen's life was forever changed at the age of 15, when he played Tadzio, the object of Dirk Bogarde's obsession in Death in Venice – a role which led Italian maestro Luchino Visconti to dub him "the world's most beautiful boy".
Night Bus
Trouble brews on a bus after a pearl necklace goes missing.
Petite Maman
Something magical happens to a young girl after the death of her grandma.
The Pink Cloud
A mysterious and deadly pink cloud appears across the globe, forcing everyone to stay home. Strangers at the outset, Giovana and Yago try to invent themselves as a couple as years of shared lockdown pass. While Yago is living in his own utopia, Giovana feels trapped deep inside.
A Place Called Dignity
Considering the dark past of Chile's Colonia Dignidad through the eyes of a child.
Playground
A little girl faces a moral dilemma after she sees her brother being bullied.
Pleasure
A 20-year-old woman moves from her small town in Sweden to LA for a shot at a career in the adult film industry.
Preparations To Be Together For An Unknown Period Of Time
A lonely neurosurgeon falls in love but when she moves to Budapest to be with him, the love of her life says they've never met before.
Promising Young Woman
Everyone said Cassie was a promising young woman... until something abruptly derailed her future. Nothing in Cassie’s life is as it appears: she’s smart, cunning, and living a double life by night. Now, Cassie has a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling take on revenge.

R

R#J
A re-imagining of Romeo and Juliet, taking place through their cell phones, in a mash-up of Shakespearean dialogue with current social media communication.
The Sparks Brothers
How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Take a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron & Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks: your favorite band's favorite band.
Steakhouse
Trouble brews when a woman is late home for her birthday dinner.
Taming The Garden
A poetic ode to the rivalry between men and nature.
Tina
A documentary celebration of Tina Turner.
Upurga
A wilderness guide finds himself up against nature and his own anxiety after his sister and her film crew, who he is helping, disappear in the forest.

V

The Whaler Boy
A teenager embarks on an unexpected journey after becoming obsessed with an erotic webcam girl.
What Do We See When We Look At The Sky?
A couple who fall in love at first sight, wake the next day with different appearances and struggle to find one another.
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